Liteky, 85, who died Jan. 20 in a San Francisco hospital, was "an exceptional peace activist for our time because he had such credibility with the military."
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Ninth Circuit judges reject Freedom of Information lawsuit filed by SOA Watch members seeking names of instructors and foreign soldiers at U.S. Army school WHINSEC.
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Official says rival gang leader targeted former army Capt. Lima Oliva, who was involved in the assassination of Bishop Juan Gerardi in 1998.
Former Chilean army lieutenant is on trial in Orlando, accused of torturing and assassinating songwriter and poet Victor Jara during a 1973 military coup in Chile.
The prospect of an imminent trial for former Salvadoran Col. Inocente Orlando Montano has dimmed considerably in the last two months.
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Bix, as he was called by nearly all who knew him, "has fearlessly proclaimed a message of peace and worked tirelessly for the poor."
Even though the crowd was smaller than in the past, the spirit remained powerful for the 2,000 people who came to the gathering.
We say: It is fascinating in this era of episcopal fixation on religious liberty to hear little objection to ongoing wars, drone campaigns and increasing militarism of U.S. culture.